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Save Money with Solar Hot Water!
Solar Hot Water can save you money on your heating bill


Did you know that a solar hot water heater is one of the most energy efficient improvements you can make to your home--that can eventually pay back its installation cost?

The Co-op is pleased to help you take the next step toward renewable energy!

A range of top quality Solar Hot Water Systems are now available to our members through the Co-op. One special arrangement, with manufacturer, Stiebel-Eltron, can give Co-op members a 30% discount for all system components from this premier manufacturer of SHW systems.  For most systems, this will result in about $1,300 to $1,400 in savings. In addition to this remarkable offer, you can take advantage of Vermont incentives and a 30% federal income tax credit.

Would you benefit from a solar site assessment?


With the Co-op's expertise, we will help you determine what the best system for your home may be. You can receive a free initial solar site assessment from an experienced Co-op representative to give you an idea of your home's potential for solar. After an initial assessment, for just $75 one of the Co-op's REVermont-certified partner installers will conduct a more in-depth site visit to your home that includes a feasibility analysis, a system estimate, and an estimate of return on your investment. If you decide to purchase one of these systems, the $75 home visit will be deducted from your cost.

Financing Available!


If you need assistance with financing, we can help.
Through a special arrangement with the National Bank of Middlebury, qualified borrowers may finance all or a part of the solar hot water system.



  • $1,500 - $2,500: Up to 2 years

  • $2,500 – $5,000: Up to 3 years

  • $5000-$10,000: Up to 5 years

Collateral - N/A - Unsecured

Loan applications are currently available at any National Bank of Middlebury office or by requesting an application by emailing Coming soon, an online application and full description of the loan offering will be available at

As always, we recommend that you get an energy audit for your home to identify ways to make your home more energy efficient before you undertake any major renewable energy system project.

Save Money! Go Solar Today!


Call us for details at 802-385-1911 or send an email inquiry to:

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